|Crashing Climate News - Alex Smith|
Plutocrats admit U.S. economy is "Risky Business" during climate change. Will not be safe to go outside. Cambridge Polar expert Peter Wadhams on Arctic methane burst. New climate song "Too Hot". Radio Ecoshock 140709
Keywords: environment; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; science; health; deaths; business; economy; impacts
|Food Crisis Conference Call - Lester Brown - Alex Smith|
Lester Brown press call conference on the causes of the world food crisis (34 minutes in a tiny fast-downloading file). Brown, of Earth-Policy.org says this isn't a passing crisis, but a new trend which will cause mass starvation from here on out. 2008-04-16
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; food; agriculture; crisis
|Climate Control adapting to warming - Alex Smith|
Climate Control adapting to warming 7 min Can we adapt to global warming? Living on Earth radio 2007-05-18
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; solutions; adaptation
|IS CLIMATE CHANGE UNSTOPPABLE? - Alex Smith|
University of Utah Assoc. Prof. Tim Garrett says carbon burned = civilized wealth. We must either construct a nuclear reactor a day, or experience harsh economic collapse, to have a habitable climate. Interview from Radio Ecoshock 100205 17 min CD Quality 16 MB or Lo-Fi 4 MB This one shows link between growth economy and climate doom. Stays in the mind.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; Climate2010; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; economy; collapse; solutions; science
|Climate Terrorism: The Tar Sands - Alex Smith|
As #1 supplier of oil to USA, Canada's tar sands / oil sands kill the environment, locals, and pollute the world's atmosphere. Three speeches: Jessie Kalman on environment; Mike Mercredi - the industrial genocide of aboriginals; Will Horton on new pipelines, ports and spills in British Columbia's treasured forests and coast. Recorded by Alex Smith. Radio Ecoshock 081205 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2008; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; oil; energy; production; tar sands; oil sands; Alberta; Canada; pollution; impacts
|Re-Inventing Collapse - Orlov|
Re_Inventing Collapse The Soviet Example & American Prospects KMO of C-Realm interviews author Dimitri Orlov on possible devolution of America, as oil runs out. From C-Realm 92. 25 MB 6 min Orlov Lo-Fi
Keywords: radio; environment; ecology; peak oil; oil; energy; economy; collapse; Soviet; solutions; U.S
|Drying of the West - Alex Smith|
Drying of the West with National Geographic author Robert Kunzig; the first Carbon Tax in North America in B.C. (and what it means for the U.S.); censored Canadian scientists - speech clip from Dr. John Fyfe, IPCC author. Oh yeah, and some hope. 1 hour. Radio Ecoshock show 080222 CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2007; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; U.S; forest; drought; science; censorship; Canada
|Tim Garrett - Energy = Wealth = Ruined Atmosphere - Radio Ecoshock|
University of Utah Physics Professor Dr. Tim Garrett explains why fossil-based wealth leads to both hyper-inflation and a ruined climate. All from a published, peer-reviewed paper in Journal "Climatic Change". According to our energy and wealth equation, only a sudden economic collapse could save us from 5 degrees Celsius global temperature rise (or more) by 2100. And we'll get over 100% inflation along the way...
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; green; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; science; economy; inflation; crash; wealth; energy; interview
|WORLD WATER CRISIS - Alex Smith|
Maude Barlow on global freshwater crisis, water privatization, bottled crap. SpeechVancouver 071030. Plus: Britain's Chief Scientist Sir David King on serious climate threat, a starving voice by the road, & Goodall on primate extinctions. Radio Ecoshock show 071109 1 hr 14 MB
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2007; environment; ecology; green; water; crisis; climate; global warming; climate change; science; extinction
|Terry Jacks green songwriter - Alex Smith|
Interview with one of 1st enviro musicians, award-winning Canadian Terry Jacks. 24 MB 27 min Wrote "Concrete Sea" and many, many hits. My first Radio Ecoshock interview, 2006.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; features; ecology; artists; music; Canada; Terry Jacks
|The Birth of Social Movements - Tom Hayden - Alex Smith|
Young Movements / Hayden, Tom / 080703 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by University of British Columbia Students for a Democratic Society / recorded by Alex Smith. A classic speech on beginning of social movements in the 1960's and prospects now. One of our most downloaded Brown Bagger speeches.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; brownbagger; speech; movements; sociology; activism; students; youth
|The Coal Dirge - Alex Smith|
The Coal Dirge details on new coal plants binge set to Chopin's Funeral March 8 MB 8 min 2007 Radio Ecoshock 8 min 8 MB The true sadness of wrecking the climate with dirty coal pollution. Get in the mood.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2007; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; coal; energy; pollution
|Global Famine Starts in Texas - Alex Smith|
From You tube, excellent rant and demonstration of Texas heat killing off ability of garden plants to set fruit. Above 85 degree F days, and without going below 68 F nights - no tomatoes, beans, mellons, nada. A portent of coming global famine as global warming develops, says this You tube poster "Humptydumptytribe". 9 minutes selected for Radio Ecoshock 111207 full video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AEESU4k2dA
Keywords: environment; food; agriculture; gardening; winter; interview; radio; Radio Ecoshock; transition; local; climate; climate change; global warming; heat; famine; Texas
|Plug In Hybrids|
From former American radio show "Ecotalk" - a look at the possibilities of plug in hybrids. Before mass electric cars, garage mechanics and enthusiasts converted their own hybrids to plug ins. Ecotalk #98.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; transportation; cars; hybrid; alternative; electric
|Jeffrey Sachs Climate Wars|
Professor Jeff Sachs on possibility of climate wars in the future. Living on Earth radio 2007 0406 Global warming may start military adventures.
Keywords: radio; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; military; wars
|Kunstler on Car Culture|
Critic of suburbia (author of "The Geography of Nowhere" and "The Long Emergency") on the deadening impact of car culture - and it's limited future. James Howard Kunstler 2007. 40 min.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; transportation; cars; suburbia; oil; Peak Oil
|Fear and Loathing in Fukushima - Alex Smith|
Will there be more explosions at the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan? What is reaching North America, or Europe? The Fukushima site leaks hi-rad waste while operators dump more into the Pacific. Sea food & sea life affected. Japanese government withholds vital information. News plus interviews with Dr. John Large in UK, and Dr. Krzysztof Starosta who measured emissions in Vancouver, Canada. Radio Ecoshock 110408 1 hour...
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; reactor; accident; Japan; earthquake; risk; news
|Military & Climate Change|
U.S. military and climate change short radio Living on Earth 2007 0420
Keywords: radio; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; U.S; military; Pentagon; wars
|Europe's Fisheries in Trouble|
Europe has been trawling the hell out of the North Sea, and overfishing the Mediterranean. Report from Deutche Welle, English language German public radio in 2006. Only worse now.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; oceans; ecology; environmentalism; fisheries; fish; Europe; EU; overfishing
|Population & Conservation - Jane Goodall - Alex Smith|
Anthroplogist and primate ape specialist Jane Goodall, on University of Berkeley Radio. How over-population threatens conservation of other species. 31 min
Keywords: radio; Radio Ecoshock; environment; population; conservation
|Arctic Emergency - Prof. Peter Wadhams - Alex Smith|
Arctic summer sea ice may be gone by 2015. So says Cambridge ice expert Dr. Peter Wadhams. He supports a call for immediate action, made by the Arctic Methane Emergency Group. From Radio Ecoshock Show 120215 17 minutes
Keywords: environment; Arctic; polar; sea ice; tipping point; climate; climate change; global warming; science; interview; show; radio; Radio Ecoshock; methane
|Intro to Derrick Jensen - Alex Smith|
Kick It Over. Deep ecologist Derrick Jensen says me must fight to save the ecosphere. This is one introduction to his ideas, from Radio Ecoshock. Jensen is almost the environmentalism of despair. 26 min
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; features; environmentalism; deep; Derrick Jensen; ecology
|Peruvian activist Hugo Blanco - Alex Smith|
From Peru, Indigenous activist Hugo Blanco speaks about ecosocialism, with a translator. Ideas from South America. 35 min. Recorded by Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; Peru; South America; aboriginal; rights; ecosocialism; politics; capitalism; alternative
|Winter Gardening, Guerrilla Planting - Alex Smith|
Master winter gardener Elliot Coleman grows year round in Maine, USA with unheated hoop houses. Classic how-to interview. In the UK, guerrilla gardener Chris Tomlinson explains how he unilaterally plants public and private spaces with more food, providing an edible landscape for hard times. You tube rant by "HumptyDumptyTribe" warns global famine from climate change could come soon. No vegetables appear in over-heated Austin Texas garden...
Keywords: environment; food; gardening; agriculture; organic; winter; climate; climate change; heat; famine; Texas; U.S; Canada; UK; guerilla; edible; landscapes; radio; Radio Ecoshock; show
|Despair and Empowerment - John Seed|
From Australia, John Seed motivates greens all over the world. He explains how he overcomes environmental despair, to reach empowerment. 9 min. 2006 0520
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; hope; despair; activism
|Rogue Economics - Loretta Napoleoni - Alex Smith|
Rogue Economics / Loretta Napoleoni / 080407 / Vancouver, Canada/ presented by Langara College / recorded by Alex Smith Well before the economic breakdown - this stunning speech lays out the criminal element of Captialism.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; brownbagger; speech; Capitalism; multinationals; arms; illegal; economy; failure; corporations
|Headed for Climate Extinction - Alex Smith|
PETER WARD scientist, author "Under A Green Sky" explains past extinctions & why we are heading there now. Important Ecoshock interview. CD quality or Lo-Fi 26 min Ward is becoming a thought-leader in climate change / global warming science.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; interview; science; extinction
|Terminator Seeds - Alex Smith|
Terminator Seeds Enviro View from Deconstructing Dinner with host John Steinman 24 min Why big corporations want to make seeds that won't reproduce. Is it a good idea? 2006-02-09
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; food; agriculture; terminator; seeds; Monsanto
|Warming Brings Extinctions|
How global warming brings extinction of the species, short piece from ABC National Radio in Australia 2 min
Keywords: radio; Radio Ecoshock; environment; endangered; species; climate; climate change; global warming; extinction
|Schwarzenegger at Georgetown U|
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger at Georgetown University. California solutions - speech at climate meet 2007 0411 19 MB 21 min
Keywords: radio; environment; environmentalism; green; climate; climate change; global warming; policy; California; Schwarzenegger
|Japan: Triple Meltdown - Alex Smith|
Confirmation that 3 reactors damaged, melting down in Japan. Civil defense info to protect yourself. Plus investigation into Diablo Canyon California reactor built on quake zone, and how Americans can take action. Even Japanese authorities admit the protective containment vessels of 3 reactors at Fukushima Dai-ichi are "punctured". Reactor 2 likely cracked, leaking hot fuel down to concrete basement...
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; reactor; accident; Japan; earthquake; risk; news; U.S; safety
|Jeremy Leggett - Light Vs. Oil - Alex Smith|
Signs of peak oil grow daily. British oil geologist, former Greenpeace campaigner, author and solar entrepreneur Jeremy Leggett interviewed by Alex Smith. Can Saudi Arabia support the world market? Will gasoline be rationed soon? Why cheaper solar can survive without subsidies. Founder of SolarCentury looks at world energy scene. From Radio Ecoshock Show 110225 21 minutes in CD Quality or Lo-Fi Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; interview; radio ecoshock; transition; transition towns; Peak Oil; climate change; economy; sustainability; localization; solutions; solar; power; energy; alternative; markets
|Global Warming & Diet - Alex Smith|
Global Warming & Diet 13 min from the Redeye Collective on CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver this interview on how our shopping choices at the food store affect climate change. 2006-09-21
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; food; agriculture; climate; climate change; global warming; diet
|The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine - Alex Smith|
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine / Illan Pappe / 080329 / Vancouver, Canada / recorded by Alex Smith
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; brownbagger; speech; Palestine; Middle East; Israel
|RUNAWAY TRAIN Finance & Climate Crisis - Alex Smith|
How we go bankrupt; the currency crisis from Max Keiser et al. Then Jim Laurie interview: how we can save the climate without spending a trillion dollars. Radio Ecoshock Show 081031 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2008; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; finance; economy; crisis
|DU Uranium: Iraq to Europe - Alex Smith|
Depleted Uranium: Iraq to Europe 11 min Did DU dust spread from the U.S. bombing and war in Iraq spread as far as Europe, with attendant cancer risks? CKUT radio Canada 2006-02-20
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; military; nuclear; war; Iraq; weapons; uranium; DU; Europe; health; risks; U.S; Middle East
Downloads: 301 (2 reviews)
|Bush's War on the Rule of Law - Marjorie Cohn - Alex Smith|
Bush's War on the Rule of Law Marjorie Cohn, President of the National Lawyers Guild, author of "Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law." Powerful speech in Vancouver 080224 1 hour CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; military; nuclear; war; Iraq; politics; legal; Bush; criminal; speech
|The Green Scare - Police|
During the George Bush years, both the media and the authorities tried to paint "eco-terrorism" as a major threat, despite lack of reality. Police tapped phones, questioned co-workers, harassed Greens, often without any charges or reason. This was known as "the green scare". Covered in this "Earth Matters" radio show about FBI harassment.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; harassment; police; FBI; U.S; investigations; terrorism
Downloads: 910 (1 review)
|American Policy: "We can nuke anybody" - Alex Smith|
That's right. The official American policy is the U.S. has the right to use nuclear weapons on any country. The details from CBC Canada radio program "The Current" 2006-04-28 12 min
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; military; nuclear; weapons; U.S; policy
Downloads: 516 (2 reviews)
|Fukushima: Truth And Consequences - Alex Smith|
Japan announces "cold shutdown" saying the Fukushima nuclear accident is over. Arnie Gundersen analyzes the big lie, plus nuclear safety failures in the U.S. Dr. Janette Sherman co-authored a peer-reviewed study finding 14,000 Americans died from Fukushima fall-out. We investigate. Radio Ecoshock Show 111228 1 hour Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; accidents; Fukushima; Japan; fallout; deaths; U.S; interview; show; radio; Radio Ecoshock; safety; radiation; atomic
|The Nuclear Nightmare Continues - Alex Smith|
As four Japanese reactors burn, a historic interview with famous anti-nuclear campaigner Helen Caldicott. Can Japan recover? Will America or Europe experience the same. Caldicott explains the transgenerational impact of nuclear radiation, a form of "compulsory random genetic engineering" even with normal operation of nuclear power. Then a wise interview with Peak Oil psychologist Kathy McMahon. How to handle the ugly headlines, and denial by spouse or family...
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; reactor; accident; Japan; earthquake; risk; news
|Tim Flannery in Canada|
Canadian Broadcasting show "The Current" interviews Australian author Tim Flannery about his book "The Weathermakers". Flannery says, for example, the emissions from the West are killing off people, animals and the climate of North Africa, due to climate change / global warming. 2006.
Keywords: radio; environment; green; climatert; ecology; climate; climate change; global warming; author; emissions; Africa; drought; Australia
|Helen Caldicott: Nuclear After Japan's Disaster - Alex Smith|
This in-depth interview with world-famous anti-nuclear campaigner Dr. Helen Caldicott is from the Radio Ecoshock Show March 25, 2011. Shocking details of how nuclear power creates transgenerational diseases. Parts of Japan may never recover. America, Canada, and Europe face the same threats. Caldicott calls for a revolution against the psychosis of nuclear power and nuclear weapons. 28 minutes. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; reactor; accident; Japan; earthquake; risk; interview; Caldicott
|Homeless - Four City Tour - Alex Smith|
In tough economic times, millions of North Americans are threatened with homelessness. Bankrupt governments are not responding. Could you hack it? Alex interviews homeless advocates in New York City, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Vancouver, Canada. 10,000 homeless school kids in NYC & no plan to house them. Illegal to sit or lie down in San Francisco. Most homeless in D.C. are African Americans...
Keywords: environment; economy; homeless; homelessness; family; children; interview; show; radio; Radio Ecoshock
|An hour with George Monbiot - Alex Smith|
An hour with George Monbiot KPFA Uprising radio May 21 2007 Part 1 (28 min) Part 2 (25 min) Monbiot is a Guardian newspaper columnist, former UK road activist, climate critic. Author of "Heat, How To Stop the Planet Burning"
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; solutions; journalism; activism
|American Fukushima - Alex Smith|
Just like Japan, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission was sidelined by industry and politicians to stop enforcing regulations, or even demanding repairs to dangerous problems. David Lochbaum from the Union of Concerned Scientists says there has been no serious oversight of U.S. nuclear reactors since 1999, and an American Fukushima is only a matter of time. We interview Adjunct Professor Peter Bradford from the Vermont Law School, who was an NRC Commissioner...
Keywords: environment; nuclear; nuclear power; reactor; accident; Japan; earthquake; risk; U.S; safety; NRC; interview; radio; ecoshock
|Fracking Myths & Climate Capitalism - Alex Smith|
Part 1: After speaking in place of climate denier Exxon CEO, Richard Heinberg sticks a pin in the frackin' natural gas bubble. Interview, followed by speech except by David Hughes of Post Carbon Institute. Part 2: "Climate Capitalism" book by founder of Natural Capitalism, Hunter Lovins. Launch speech by co-author Professor Boyd Cohen. A new business approach to climate change. Pokes some Sacred Cows, loaded with real-world details...
Keywords: environment; radio; ecoshock; climate; climate change; global warming; energy; gas; fracking; capitalism; business; show
|GM Salmon - Good for You?|
From "Against the Grain" on Pacific Radio, this half hour special on genetically modified (GM) salmon. What are the benefits and risks?
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; oceans; ecology; environmentalism; salmon; aquaculture; fish farming; GM; genetics; risk
|NAOMI KLEIN Shock Doctrine Now! - Alex Smith|
NAOMI KLEIN Shock Doctrine Now! Rocking speech from Santa Cruz Oct 17th 2008 on Rise of Disaster Capitalism - developed from current affairs. How the big boys use the finance crisis. Radio Ecoshock 081024 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2008; environment; ecology; green; speech; Capitalism; economy; disaster; finance; crisis
|Sudden & Violent Change - Alex Smith|
The economic system and the ecosphere are at risk of massive and abrupt change. From the popular financial blog "The Automatic Earth" writer "Ilagi" on the European banking mess, and blowback to America. Boston Globe journalist Dianne Dumanowski reads from book "The End of the Long Summer" (our former stable climate). Two part interview of Alder Stone Fuller on the risk of abrupt and violent climate change...
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; Gaia; abrupt; risk; economy; Europe; banks; financial; crash; show